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    Pharmacy Career Choice/ Pharmacy Outlook

    This is to concentrate views from recent grads or soon to be graduating to give TRUTHFUL accounts of the profession. I’m seeing a lot of misinformation and it is our job to be transparent for anyone looking to go into the profession. I’ll just post the job outlook from the Bureau Labor of...
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    Pharmacist License 2020 (Score Transfer, Primary State License v. Secondary, Reciprocating, etc... )

    Hello, I wanted to see if anyone knew any detailed information regarding changing a primary license. The info on this topic is so limited. I've asked friends, no one really knows the answers to many of these questions. - What is the process of doing so? Can it be done? - Does the 90 day rule...
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    Maryland MPJE: SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE 2019

    Hello! Has anyone taken the Maryland MPJE in 2019? Can you share your experience with the exam? How did you study for the exam this year? Did you pass on your first attempt? How long did you study prior to taking the exam? Any advice you can give, etc.
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    DC MPJE 2019

    What are the best resources to use when preparing for the 2019 MPJE for the District of Columbia (Washington,DC)?
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    Question about University of Illinois, Chicago

    Hi! I wanted to reach out and see if there was anyone on this thread who attended UIC in Chicago. I was curious about their thoughts on the curriculum, how they handled it, and if they were able to find a job out of state after finishing school there for residency or retail. The web page...
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    Couples Match MD and PharmD?

    Hi everyone, I am an entering MD student and my SO is an entering PharmD student. I know this is a while away, but out of curiosity and for future refernce, is it possible to couples match for residencies together, with one of us a physician and the other a pharmacist? Apologies if this is in...
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    Walgreens Pharmacy Manager job offer

    So I was just offered a position with Walgreens. I will be a staff pharmacist and get trained for 3 weeks. After the 3 weeks, i will be promoted to pharmacy manager. I just got licensed this September. I have some intern experience and had a rotation with Walgreens. For the past 2 months, I have...
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    Pharmacist Trying to Transfer

    Any advice? Spoke to my supervisor back in May in need of a transfer and till this date nothing has happened. Constant calls, emails, texts. I even decided to help with the process and reached out to the leaders where I will be moving. Now I have an offer lined up and the new supervisor...
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    CVS vacation time new grad pharmacist

    Hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew how vacation time gets determined at CVS. I have been with CVS for 5 years as a part-time tech and intern and am graduating in May. I was told my part-time time does not count towards any vacation time. However, I know pharmacists that have started...
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    CVS Pharmacist Floater

    What is CVS floater pharmacist's schedule/PTO like? How early in advance do you get a schedule for the week? Is it easy to schedule weekends or time off? How does PTO work for floaters?
  13. Kevin.Mero

    This should convince more people to enter the field of pharmacy!

    The highest-paying job in healthcare pays over $200,000—here are the other 9 The highest-paying job in healthcare pays over $200,000—here are the other 9
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    "I personally believe we could see another shortage situation"

    Just listened to the following podcast. Lucinda Maine introduced their new joint initiative Pharmacists for Healthier Lives. Skip to 13 min mark for her comments re the direction pharmacy is going. "trust in Technicians is going to alleviate Pharmacists ... Pharmacists are chained to...
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    Dual degree in pharmacy and physician assistant studies

    What do you think of the following? Is it a good move?? Two U.S. universities are offering novel pharmacy degree programs. The University of Rhode Island (URI) in Kingston, RI, and Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI, are now offering a dual degree in pharmacy and physician assistant...
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    Interview for a staff pharmacist position in a rural Area

    Hello all. So I got an interview for a staff Pharmacist position in a rural area. The hospital is a 60 bed acute care facility that use Meditech. The role involves basic staff Pharmacist roles and clinical duties (vancomycin dosing, pharmacokinetics etc). I would like to get advice on how to...
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    Pharmacy or PT? help

    Please help me I am really confused. I am into my junior year of college and I am still not sure which healthcare career I want to pursue. I worked as a pharmacy technician in retail and had a horrible boss who verbally assaulted me which contributed to me hating the experience. Also when I...
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    Shenandoah University Class of 2023

    Everyone share your application status and if called for an interview , please share us your interview experience.
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    I chose my pcat result to PharmCAS but I haven't created PharmCAS account

    Hi everyone. I made a huge mistake by not prioritize and plan what to do to apply for Pharm school. A few months ago, I was very excited that I had just realized that I wanna be a pharmacist. First thing came to my mind was that I had to take the Pcat test, so I went straight to apply for Pcat...
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    What's it like to be a union pharmacist?

    Any union pharmacists here? Do you have better working conditions? How much do they take out of your paycheck?
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    Will CVS rehire an intern that quit?

    Hi, I am wondering how difficult it is to be hired as a pharmacist by CVS if you previously worked as an intern/tech for a few years, but resigned while in pharmacy school. Any input or anecdotal stories are appreciated.
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    Transgender Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription

    What would you do if you were the Pharmacist? Transgender Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription “It turns out Arizona is one of seven states that expressly allow pharmacists to deny filling a prescription on moral or religious grounds.” CVS said it fired the pharmacist...
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    PharmD Degrees Decline ... (We're finally going mainstream!)

    PharmD Degrees Decline In 2017, the second-largest number of PharmD degrees (14,502) were conferred in the history of pharmacy education—a slight decrease over 2016 (14,556) according to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Student enrollment in pharmacy schools for Fall...
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    7 most popular 6-figure healthcare jobs

    7 most popular 6-figure healthcare jobs No. 9: Pharmacists Total employment: 309,330 Annual mean wage: $121,710 The 25 Most Popular Jobs Paying Over $100k | LiveCareer
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    Selling RxPrep Question Bank

    Question bank expires August 7th, 2018. I thought these questions were amazing practice for the actual NAPLEX - definitely helped me pass with a great score and I didn't feel stressed during the exam which was the best part :) Price is $100 but I'm willing to negotiate! I just don't want the...
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    Pharmacy Job Market in CA

    Hi, I'm Danny. I'm currently a pharmacy student at Midwestern University in AZ. I completed my 1st year already and i have 2 more years left. I was wondering how the pharmacist job market is in California(since i was born and raised there) and any advice to get my foot in the door or set myself...
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    Air Force pharmacy school scholarship

    looking for more info on the Air Force scholarship that will pay for pharmacy in return for a year of service for each year paid for. Anyone do it or know anyone that has done it? Did you/they like it?
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    Attn: California Pharmacists and Technicians working in Independent and Chain Pharmacy

    We've been asked to help distribute the following survey, hope you find it of interest! There is no restriction on distributing this survey and of course the more participants the survey receives the better the survey. Please forward on if you wish. Thanks much!! Attn: California Pharmacists...
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    New mobile health program offers pharmacy access through a kiosk

    A mobile health program developed by MedAvail and being tested in Arizona will use kiosks to connect consumers to pharmacy services, including video access to a pharmacist. Six kiosks called MedCenters have been deployed in such public locations as pharmacies and clinics in Phoenix and Tucson...
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    Michigan Pharmacist Licensing- Boards Eligibility Timeline

    Does anybody know how long it usually takes for the MI state board to process your pharmacist application and verify your eligibility to sit for the boards? I submitted my application a long time ago, yet it still says "eligibility requested" on the NABP website. According to the MI health...
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    Recently rejected from pharmacy school. plan to send email to rejects for guidance to better chances

    what would be a very good title for an email directed for someone who works in the admissions of the school you were rejected by, to see what ways you can improve your chances of getting in and become more competitive? I want to hear directly from the schools I have been rejected by, what tips...
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    Are There Too Many Pharmacists? What do you think??

    Are There Too Many Pharmacists? What do you think?? Are There Too Many Pharmacists? | Drug Topics
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    Head of the class: Top pharmacy schools

    "Whether they work for community drug stores, supermarkets or big-box stores, managers have one thing in common: Hiring the right pharmacist is one of the biggest decisions they will ever have to make." Head of the class: Top pharmacy schools - Drug Store News
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    Is it necessary to be very smart to become a Pharmacy Professor

    Okay so this is my first time posting here. I just graduated last week and I'm currently attending Pharmacy board review. Until now, I don't really know what`s my future career path since Pharmacy is not really my choice but my parent`s choice. But I`m now inspired and wanting to become a...
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    Virginia MPJE Material

    Does anyone have suggestions for studying for Virginia MPJE? I have never practiced in the state but have accepted a job there following graduation in May. I saw a lot of positive reviews about the Long/Lipton book - have the laws changed much since this was published? How else should I study...
  36. Kevin.Mero

    Just in case anyone is wondering if or when Pharmacist pay is going to drop plz see the following!

    State of SC job -- Pharmacist I (State Salary Range: $59,161.00 - $109,457.00 annually) https://bit.ly/2J1oWSC
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    Pharmacy questions.

    Hello all, I am currently a college freshman and have had interests in becoming a pharmacist for the past two years now. Currently I have shadowed clinical pharmacists and a few retail pharmacists. The job seems so interesting. I now have a few questions 1. Will pharmacy be still too...
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    Current job market in Alabama and Missouri?

    Does anyone happen to know how tough it is to find a pharmacist job in these two states?
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    ASHP Launches Pharmacy Technician Forum

    New Group Seeks to Elevate and Advance Pharmacy Technician Workforce https://www.ashp.org/technicians
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    Pharmacy schools

    Getting ready to start applying and I’m looking for some insight on pharmacy schools trying to find a smaller school that’s within 4-5 hours of Maryland